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Posted at: Oct 19, 2019, 12:44 PM; last updated: Oct 19, 2019, 5:54 PM (IST)

4 youths killed, 5 injured in road accident on Moga-Barnala highway

4 youths killed, 5 injured in road accident on Moga-Barnala highway
The vehicle in which the youths were travelling. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service
Moga, October 19

Four youths were killed and five others injured when the Bolero vehicle in which they were travelling collided with a private bus on the Moga-Barnala highway in this district on Friday night, police said here on Saturday.

The deceased, aged between 22 and 25, have been identified as Iqbal Singh, Sukhdeep Singh, Bhushan Kumar and Lakha Singh, all residents of Tajo village of Barnala district.

The youths died on the spot while five others were rushed to a local hospital from where they were shifted to DMC, Ludhiana.

Preliminary investigation showed that these youths had gone to a marriage palace on the outskirts of Moga to attend a marriage. Most of these youths were drunk.

While they were on their way back to their village, the bus of the Malwa Bus Company collided with the vehicle near Badhni Kalan village.

Nihalsinghwala DSP Manjit Singh and Badhni Kalan SHO reached the spot and called ambulances to ferry the injured.

The bus driver fled leaving behind the bus.


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